Apple Reminds Developers to Submit Privacy Info for ‘Nutritional Label for Apps’ Feature

Craig Federighi: Native Windows on M1 Macs is ‘Really up to Microsoft’ Following the release of the M1 Macs Apple executives have been doing interviews with a range of publications, and today, Ars Technica published another interview with software engineering chief Craig Federighi, hardware technologies lead Johny Srouji, and marketing VP Greg Joswiak. Much of […]

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Apple Extends Deadline Requiring Apps Offering Virtual Group Events to Use In-App Purchases

Apple in September tweaked its App Store rules surrounding in-app purchase requirements for realtime experiences, and as a result, apps that offer virtual events for more than a single person must use in-app purchases. Apple was originally requiring apps to comply starting in December 2020, but the deadline has now been pushed out until June […]

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Apple Shutting Down App Store Connect From December 23 to December 27

Apple shuts down App Store Connect for a week around the holidays each year in an effort to give ‌App Store‌ staff time off from work. This year, ‌App Store‌ Connect will be unavailable from December 23 to December 27. With ‌App Store‌ Connect unavailable, Apple will not accept new apps or app updates, so […]

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La 5G arrive en France, Apple s’adapte aux petits éditeurs, Les ventes de Chromebook s’envolent… C’est le ZD Brief !

Sommaire : La 5G est disponible en France… en théorie Apple s’adapte aux petits éditeurs d’apps L’Oréal lance le maquillage virtuel pour les visios Le chiffre clé : 9,4 millions de Chromebook vendus Pratique : Les 6 étapes du transfert de données à l’étranger Ce podcast vous est proposé par inmac wstore. publicité La 5G est disponible en France… […]

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App Store Fee Cut Attracts Criticism From Major Developers Like Spotify and Epic

A number of industry players, including Spotify, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, and Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson, have today criticized Apple’s move to launch a new App Store Small Business Program that will halve App Store fees for small business owners and independent developers (via The Verge). After Apple announced the new program, Spotify […]

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Apple Drops App Store Fees to 15% for All Developers Making Under $1 Million From App Store

Apple today announced the launch of a new App Store Small Business Program that will see the Cupertino company lowering its App Store fees for small business owners and independent developers. Starting on January 1, 2021, all developers who earn less than $1 million from the ‌App Store‌ will pay 15 percent in commission to […]

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Developers Now Able to Create Subscription Codes to Lure New and Returning Subscribers

Watch the M1 Apple Silicon MacBook Air Blaze Through Opening Every Default App At this point, we’ve seen enough reviews and benchmarks to know that the Apple Silicon M1 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini offer incredible performance compared to prior-generation Intel models, but there are still new tests coming out that demonstrate just […]

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Developers Able to Submit Privacy Info for ‘Nutritional Label for Apps’ Coming Later This Year

Apple today informed developers that they’re now able to submit privacy information for their apps using App Store Connect. The privacy details shared by developers will be displayed directly on ‌App Store‌ pages. During WWDC, Apple announced a new ‌App Store‌ feature that will see apps listing specific privacy information, which Apple has likened to […]

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App Store : Microsoft se rêve en outsider

Si Microsoft a un peu laissé de côté ses prétentions sur le monde du mobile, il n’en dispose pas moins d’un app store pour distribuer des applications sur Windows 10, et suit visiblement avec beaucoup d’attention les débats opposant Google et Apple à Epic et consorts. Ce n’est donc pas sans arrière-pensée que Microsoft a publié […]

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ProtonMail Compares Apple to Mafia, Says App Was Forced Into In-App Purchases in 2018

Apple’s dispute with “HEY” wasn’t the first time the Cupertino company tried to force an email app into adding in-app purchases, according to ProtonMail CEO Andy Yen. Yen told The Verge that back in 2018, ProtonMail was forced to add in-app purchases to its app, which had been in the App Store since 2016. ProtonMail […]

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App Store Connect App for Developers Gets Fresh Icon, New Features

First A14 Benchmarks from iPad Air 4 Appear Online Benchmarks supposedly for Apple’s A14 Bionic processor in the iPad Air 4, first spotted by Twitter user “Ice Universe,” reveal that the A14 offers significant performance improvements over the iPhone 11’s A13 Bionic. A GeekBench benchmark for an “iPad13,2” with the motherboard number J308AP was uploaded […]

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Apple Targeted By Record Labels for Allowing Copyright Infringing Apps in Russian App Store

Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music, and a division of Warner have filed applications for a preliminary injunction against Apple for hosting three music apps in the Russian App Store that infringe copyright, reports TorrentFreak. Roman Lukyanov, CEO of Semenov & Pevzner, a local law firm specializing in copyright protection and representing the labels, told Kommersant […]

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App Store Reportedly Earned Twice as Much as the Google Play Store in Q3 2020

$29.3 billion was spent overall on Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store, with over 35.6 billion app installs, in the third quarter of 2020, according to a new report by Sensor Tower. App stores have seen significant year-on-year growth, with customers spending 32 percent more than at the same time in 2019, with 23.3 […]

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Apple Releases New App Store Marketing Tools for Developers Like QR Codes

Apple today informed developers that it is making new App Store marketing tools available for use, providing developers with a simple way to create short links, embeddable code with app icon and product page, QR codes, and more. Take advantage of new marketing resources to promote your apps around the world. You can now generate […]

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Apple/Epic : un procès « pas avant l’année prochaine »

Une fois les prises de positions et les efforts de communication passés, il ne restera que les tribunaux pour régler le conflit opposant Epic à Apple. Lundi 28 septembre, une juge californienne a refusé d’accéder aux demandes d’Epic, qui contestait devant la justice la suppression de son application Fortnite par Apple sur l’App Store. Epic veut […]

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Apple Highlights App Store’s Role in Discovery, Privacy, and Safety: ‘More Than Just a Storefront’

Apple has overhauled its About the App Store and Developing for the App Store web pages to focus on several key areas, including discovery, privacy and security, trust and safety, hardware and software, and downloading with confidence. The new pages highlight a range of relevant statistics and emphasize the importance of trust and security on […]

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WeChat : un tribunal américain bloque son interdiction

Une juge américaine a émis une injonction nationale contre le décret du président Donald Trump, empêchant ainsi l’entrée en vigueur de l’interdiction de WeChat dans le pays. publicité Une atteinte à la liberté d’expression Cette décision fait suite à une plainte déposée par des utilisateurs de l’application de messagerie, qui affirment que cette interdiction porte […]

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US Downloads of TikTok and WeChat to Be Banned on Sunday

The U.S. Commerce Department is moving to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat within the United States from this Sunday (via Reuters). The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order today that will “deplatform” WeChat and TikTok by banning people in the United States from downloading the apps. The order will take effect from […]

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Apple Updates App Store Review Guidelines to Allow Streaming Game Services That Submit Each Game to the App Store

Apple today announced updates to its App Store Review Guidelines to take into account some new features that are coming in iOS 14, such as App Clips, while also introducing new rules surrounding streaming game services and in-app purchases. According to Apple’s updated guidelines, streaming game services like Microsoft’s xCloud are allowed, but all of […]

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